The ERA-NET Cofund on Blue Bioeconomy - Unlocking the Potential of Aquatic Bioresources - has launched a second additional call to fund R&I projects that are expected to deliver impacts on at least one of the following topics:
Sustainable exploration of the aquatic environment and biological resources Sustainable and resilient biomass production and processing Traceability and regulatory constraints
The transnational consortium must consist of at least three independent eligible legal entities from at least three Blue Bio partner countries, and all proposals must involve both research organisations and industry. More information on the Call can be found in the Call Text or by viewing the Recording of the Brokerage event info meeting.
Interested applicants are invited to participate inan international brokerage event that is going to be held online on 21 June (Matchmaking sessions; 1:1 meetings). In addition, interested entities are also invited to register on the Plumtri matchmaking page.
The international application process consists of a two-stage submission process and the Stage 1 pre-proposal submission deadline is Monday, 20 September, 2021, 13.00 CET.
National applicants can request up to EUR 300,000 (unless more than one national applicant is part of the same consortium, in which case the total amount requested by national applicants cannot exceed EUR 300,000). All Call Documentation and National Rules and Regulations can be found on the MCST website.